Searching with a thematic focus on Governance in Philippines
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- DocumentCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000Davao is the largest City in the world in terms of land area. The City continues to experience accelerated land development brought about by rapid population growth and urban expansion generated by industrialization, intensive business and commercial activities. The Mindanao Land Foundation, Inc.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999This paper looks at the contagion effects of the 1997 Asian crisis on the Philippine economy, the policy responses, and their social implications.In discussing the impact of the Asian crisis on the Philippines, three key points are made:The impact of the Asian crisis on the Philippine economy and financial sector has been quite moderate, especially when compared to the crisis economiesDocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1995The private sector invests heavily in infrastructure, makes reasonable returns, and improves productivity when regulators reduce the firm's information advantage, induce the firm (through pricing) to operate efficiently, and institute safeguarding mechanisms to protect the firm against expropriation of assets or quasirents.In response to the recent wave of privatizing and regulating monopoliesDocumentBanking with the Poor Network, 1998Reviews the performance and sustainability of two Philippine NGOs that have not reached the scale of the more renowned models. These are the Alalay sa Kaunlaran sa Gitnang Luzon, Inc (ASKI) and the Kabalikat para sa Maunlad na Buhay, Inc (KMBI).DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999Full text and summary of Philippines national development planDocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2000The paper reports on the UNDP undertaking of a strategic evaluation to take stock of its experience in complex emergency situations and extract insights to improve the organization’s capacity to respond. The terms of reference for the exercise identified the reintegration of internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and ex-combatants as the principal area of focus.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 2001The paper focuses on four Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. It looks at the underlying factors explaining the variance between the experience of these countries.